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St Patrick’s Day “Horsey” Photo Contest

February 17th, 2015 Comments Off
Habitat for Horses is holding our Spring “Horsey” photo contest. This time with a Saint Patrick’s Day Theme. Take a picture of your horse, pony, mini, donkey, mule – any equine pal will do – dressed in their best ...

NV Judge Stops BLM Roundup Of Famous Mustang Herd ‘The Misfits’

February 17th, 2015 (4)
A victory for this herd of wild horses in Nevada. For now. The BLM keeps rounding up more and more of what is left of the wild horses. If the cattle were put under as much scrutiny as the ...

Video – Dozens of horses rescued after barn roof collapses

February 16th, 2015 (1)
Anyone who lives in snowy areas knows how dangerous a great deal of snow fall can be. This year has been particularly a bad winter season for the North-East. As quick as you can clear the snow, more snow ...

Exmoor ponies gallop to the rescue of unique Czech ecosystem

February 16th, 2015 (3)
Using wild horse populations to help the environment instead of considering them to be feral vermin. Isn’t this a better way to treat our four legged friends? We will be announcing a photo contest later today celebrating our four-legged ...

Cuba Moves Into New Luxury Niche: Purebred Horses

February 15th, 2015 (2)
Cuba is famous for their rum and cigars. What many people do not know is that they are also known in the equine world for training and breeding horses. In recent years, Cuba has been “opening up” their relations ...

10 Reasons Why Horses Make the Best Valentines

February 14th, 2015 (3)
Why do you think horses make the best Valentines? Adopted horses make excellent Valentines. One reason why an adopted horse makes the best Valentine is because of how much they appreciate *you* for giving them a forever home! We ...

Horses Doing Math: On the Quality of Scientific Studies

February 13th, 2015 (2)
Many people know who Clever Hans is. If you do not, he was the horse that could do math! Or seem to anyways. Scientists now say Clever Hans was reading body language. Any horse lover would know that most ...

Sustainable Cowboys or Welfare Ranchers of the American West

February 13th, 2015 (3)
The facts are in – the same ranchers who want the thousands of wild horses removed from range lands where their millions of cattle roam are receiving land lease rates worth hundreds of millions, every year. If you were ...

Throwback Thursday – Vintage Horse-y Valentines Day Cards

February 12th, 2015 Comments Off
We started Throwback Thursday on our Facebook page recently. Its a fun thing to do – remembering fondly the past, be it our own or way back in the “olden” days. If you have not yet checked out our ...

Buncombe County balks on horse rules

February 12th, 2015 (5)
Should horse owners be required to have a shelter for their horses? What types of shelters are best for horses … or do horses need shelters at all? These are the questions being asked after this one county in ...